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The Group Poetry Project: Branches and Twigs

For the month of June, writer and poet Mike Maggio decided to start a group writing project that would bring together twenty poets and end with twenty-one new poems. After each poet contributed one line to the collaborative poem, each had the chance to revise the poem within his or her style while maintaining the […]

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Travis Kurowski

Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Five)

The newly published Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine records the history of the American Lit Mag with essays and articles from the onset of print to the digital age. This round of Six Degrees Left brings together a group of dedicated lit mag lovers–real writers and editors, some who have pieces in Paper Dreams, as well as others […]

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Meet Steph: Atticus Takes on Interns

As the back-to-school season dies down and students begin to plow through their heavy workloads, we were lucky to find two literature lovers ready and willing to take on even more. Meet the first of our two amazing interns for this fall semester, Steph Heinz, a junior Creative Writing major at Susquehanna University, who will […]

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Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Four)

  The newly published Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine records the history of the American Lit Mag with essays and articles from the onset of print to the digital age. This round of Six Degrees Left brings together a group of dedicated lit mag lovers–real writers and editors, some who […]

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Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Three)

How did you get to know your first literary magazine? Was it in person? Online? The newly published Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine records the history of the American Lit Mag with essays and articles from the onset of print to the digital age. This round of Six Degrees Left […]

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Richard Peabody

Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Two)

If you love literary magazines, perhaps you’ve thought or even tried (maybe successfully) to start one of your own. Maybe you’ve got a list on your laptop of possible lit mag names, or have written down graffiti messages or phrases your friends say that make a lot more sense in context. The newly published Paper […]

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Bee-Loud Girl

Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part One)

Some people think that once a piece of writing is published–a story, an essay, a poem, a review–that it’s finished. Kaput. A one-way transfer of info from writer to reader, like a transfer of germs, that the solitary nature of reading requires you to be quarantined with strep throat, pink eye, or other nasty ways […]

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The Group Poetry Project: Switching Places

For the month of June, writer and poet Mike Maggio decided to start a group writing project that would bring together twenty poets and end with twenty-one new poems. After each poet contributed one line to the collaborative poem, each had the chance to revise the poem within his or her style while maintaining the […]

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Twenty Poets and Twenty-One Poems: The Group Poetry Project

It’s easy to imagine writing as a lonely art–locked in a room or closet with a typewriter or laptop, hours searching your own mind while a loved one knocks shyly, scoots a tray of food through the door, and scuttles away–because writers need to be alone. There’s an attractiveness in running away to a cabin […]

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Keenan's Design Cracks 50 Books/50 Covers

Keenan’s Design Cracks 50 Books/50 Covers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2013 JAMIE KEENAN’S KINO COVER RATED IN TOP 50 DESIGNS OF 2012   MADISON, N.J. — A woman’s legs, tulips, a film camera, and saluting hands incite a cinematic vertigo in a design that spirals around a hard-to-miss open eye. This is the cover of Jürgen Fauth’s literary thriller Kino, […]

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